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School Daze

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Plenty of determining factors go into the making of a good public servant: personal ambition, personality disposition, career path, circle of friends, etc.

One that’s overrated, in my opinion: educational pedigree.

I got to thinking about this after reading Louis Freedberg’s latest dispatch in California Watch in which he notes that, of the leading candidates for California’s high-profiled elected offices, not a single one graduated from a California public high school — and only Jerry Brown has a lengthy California-based school resume.

To which I have to ask: so what?

Continue reading Bill Whalen at Politi-Cal